Here is a link to the slides the presentation on Summits On The Air (SOTA) that was given to the San Diego ARES team on 5/11/2019 in San Diego, CA. Thanks to the other SOTA operators that contributed to this presentation, KE6MT, K6ARK, and other SOTA operators that helped me.
Enjoy & 73,
Christian Claborne (aka Chris Claborne)
Today I headed up to Monserate Mountain (W6/CT-235 - Monserate Mountain)
to do a little hiking and play radio.
It’s been several weeks since I’ve been able to get out and I haven’t
been riding my bike so it felt good to hit the trail. I was originally planning on a hike in the
same area to W6/SC-445. I did 445 last
year and remembered it to be a real thigh burner as well as having a couple of
spots where the weeds were so thick across the road it was a real bear... I did
a search after sleeping in this morning and found Monserate very close to that
one. It has been activated quite a few times and has a
published trail so I figured it would be a better choice given my current